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22 Apr 2024
Upd Work:  Brazil 1985 comedic film about a bureaucratic future, written and directed by Terry Gilliam
Upd   Web Pages Brazil (1985) - IMDb
 
Upd Source:  Law, The Frederic Bastiat's 1850 pamphlet (English translation by Freedom Circle)
 
Upd Source:  Ley, La Folleto de Frédéric Bastiat publicado en 1850 (traducción al español por Freedom Circle)
 
19 Apr 2024
Individual:  Greaves Jr., Percy L. 20th century professor, lecturer and author
Upd   Articles Percy L. Greaves, Jr., 1906-1984
Memorial note
 
Topic:  Medicine The science and art of preventing, diagnosing and treating disease
Upd   Articles The Shame of Medicine: The Case of Alan Turing
Recounts the life story of Alan Turing as an example of the dangers of psychiatry, with closing quotes from the "founding quack" of psychiatry, Benjamin Rush
 
Work:  Ninotchka 1939 romantic comedy starring Greta Garbo
Upd   Videos Ninotchka - Trailer
 
Work:  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Oscar-winning movie starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Milos Forman
New   Awards Received 1975 Best Picture
Upd   Web Pages One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) - IMDb
Upd   Articles The Shame of Medicine: The Case of Alan Turing
Recounts the life story of Alan Turing as an example of the dangers of psychiatry, with closing quotes from the "founding quack" of psychiatry, Benjamin Rush
 
Individual:  Presley, Sharon Psychologist, executive director of Resources for Independent Thinking
Upd   Articles Il Movimento Libertario Americano dagli Anni Sessanta ad Oggi: Radici storico-dottrinali e discriminanti ideologico- politiche
The American Libertarian Movement from the '60s to Today, in Italian
 
Individual:  Rosenthal, Daniel M. Investment author, editor of the Silver & Gold Report
Upd   Articles Il Movimento Libertario Americano dagli Anni Sessanta ad Oggi: Radici storico-dottrinali e discriminanti ideologico- politiche
The American Libertarian Movement from the '60s to Today, in Italian
 
Individual:  Szasz, Thomas Psychiatry professor and author
Upd   Writings The Shame of Medicine: The Case of Alan Turing
Recounts the life story of Alan Turing as an example of the dangers of psychiatry, with closing quotes from the "founding quack" of psychiatry, Benjamin Rush
 
Topic:  World War II Worldwide conflict from 1939 to 1945
Upd   Articles Percy L. Greaves, Jr., 1906-1984
Memorial note
Upd     The Shame of Medicine: The Case of Alan Turing
Recounts the life story of Alan Turing as an example of the dangers of psychiatry, with closing quotes from the "founding quack" of psychiatry, Benjamin Rush
 
18 Apr 2024
Topic:  Children Sons and daughters; young persons, infants, adolescents
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Work:  For a New Liberty Book by Murray Rothbard in which he advocated anarchic libertarianism, first published in 1973
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Individual:  La Boétie, Étienne de Sixteenth century French judge and poet, author of Discourse on Voluntary Servitude
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Topic:  Liberty, Individual Enjoyment by individuals of social, political and economic rights
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Topic:  Objectivism Philosophy put forth by Ayn Rand
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Topic:  Self-Esteem Confidence and respect in oneself
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
Individual:  Szasz, Thomas Psychiatry professor and author
Upd   Articles Why We Consent to Oppression
Examines the questions posed by La Boétie in his "Discourse on Voluntary Servitude" from a psychological perspective, particularly how childhood self-suppression leads most adults to more easily accept government oppression
 
17 Apr 2024
Work:  For a New Liberty Book by Murray Rothbard in which he advocated anarchic libertarianism, first published in 1973
Upd   Articles Reading the Literature of Liberty
Childs' selection of "great books" on liberty and libertarianism, including works by Hazlitt, Bastiat, Rose Wilder Lane, Nock, Ayn Rand, Friedman, Hayek, Rothbard, Mises and Nozick
Upd     Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
Upd Source:  Loi, La Frederic Bastiat's 1850 pamphlet (in its original French)
 
Individual:  Long, Roderick T. Professor of philosophy at Auburn University, president of the Molinari Institute
Upd   Articles Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
Topic:  Non-aggression principle The libertarian principle that no person should initiate force against another
Upd   Articles Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
Individual:  Richman, Sheldon Executive editor of The Libertarian Institute, former editor of The Freeman and former vice president of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
Individual:  Rockwell, Lew President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of LewRockwell.com
Upd   Writings Read Rothbard
Bibliographical review of 11 of Rothbard's major works, including suggested reading order, plus three additional titles
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Rothbard's For a New Liberty
Reexamines For a New Liberty (1973) with emphasis on Rothbard's discussion of the nonaggression axiom and natural rights
 
16 Apr 2024
Work:  For a New Liberty Book by Murray Rothbard in which he advocated anarchic libertarianism, first published in 1973
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
Upd     Ownership and Ideas
Critiques some statements made by Murray Rothbard, in For a New Liberty (1973), about ownership of created products and the appropriateness of others copying such products
 
Individual:  Hess, Karl Editor of Libertarian Party News 1986-1990, Barry Goldwater speechwriter
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
Topic:  Intellectual Property Laws Laws that grant monopoly rights on intellectual creations, such as patents and copyrights
Upd   Articles Ownership and Ideas
Critiques some statements made by Murray Rothbard, in For a New Liberty (1973), about ownership of created products and the appropriateness of others copying such products
 
Topic:  Law, Due Process of Procedural safeguards, and unbiased laws and judgements
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
Topic:  Militarism A political system influenced greatly by a large, permanent military force
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
Place:  Missouri The Show Me State
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
Topic:  Non-aggression principle The libertarian principle that no person should initiate force against another
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Articles Ownership and Ideas
Critiques some statements made by Murray Rothbard, in For a New Liberty (1973), about ownership of created products and the appropriateness of others copying such products
 
Individual:  Richman, Sheldon Executive editor of The Libertarian Institute, former editor of The Freeman and former vice president of the Future of Freedom Foundation
Upd   Writings "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
Upd     Ownership and Ideas
Critiques some statements made by Murray Rothbard, in For a New Liberty (1973), about ownership of created products and the appropriateness of others copying such products
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
Upd     Ownership and Ideas
Critiques some statements made by Murray Rothbard, in For a New Liberty (1973), about ownership of created products and the appropriateness of others copying such products
 
Topic:  Songs Brief vocal and musical compositions
Upd   Articles "The Police Force Is Watching the People"
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
 
15 Apr 2024
Work:  Films Moving pictures representing fictional or real-life events
Upd   Reviews Arts And Movies
Discusses cinema as of 1972, contrasting the intellectuals' choices to those of the bourgeoisie, choosing an "eight best" list of 1972 movies and closing with comments on various movie critics
 
Group:  Foundation for Economic Education One of the oldest free-market organizations in the U.S., founded in 1946 to study and advance the freedom philosophy
Upd   Books Published Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery
Partial contents: The Nature of Liberty - Forms of Liberty - Liberty and Charity - Government in a Liberal Society - Democracy and Liberty - Liberty and Peace - A Measure of Liberty - The Extent of Lost Liberty - Special Privilege - Recovering Liberty
 
Work:  Godfather, The 1972 movie, first of the trilogy recounting the story of the Corleone crime family
Upd   Reviews The Godfather trilogy (1972, 1974, 1990)
Upd     Arts and Movies
Reviews of the movies Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) and The Godfather (1972)
Upd     Arts And Movies
Discusses cinema as of 1972, contrasting the intellectuals' choices to those of the bourgeoisie, choosing an "eight best" list of 1972 movies and closing with comments on various movie critics
 
Individual:  Harper, F. A. Economics professor, founder of the Institute for Humane Studies
Upd   Books Authored Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery
Partial contents: The Nature of Liberty - Forms of Liberty - Liberty and Charity - Government in a Liberal Society - Democracy and Liberty - Liberty and Peace - A Measure of Liberty - The Extent of Lost Liberty - Special Privilege - Recovering Liberty
 
Topic:  Liberty The right and ability to act and express oneself in a freely chosen manner
Upd   Books Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery
Partial contents: The Nature of Liberty - Forms of Liberty - Liberty and Charity - Government in a Liberal Society - Democracy and Liberty - Liberty and Peace - A Measure of Liberty - The Extent of Lost Liberty - Special Privilege - Recovering Liberty
 
Topic:  Oscars, The Annual awards granted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in various categories
Upd   Reviews Arts And Movies
Discusses cinema as of 1972, contrasting the intellectuals' choices to those of the bourgeoisie, choosing an "eight best" list of 1972 movies and closing with comments on various movie critics
 
Individual:  Presidents, United States Heads of the Executive branch of the United States government
Upd   Reviews Arts and Movies
Reviews of the movies Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) and The Godfather (1972)
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Reviews authored Arts and Movies
Review of Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), contrasting it with Coppola's The Godfather's I and II; reprinted in The Irrepresible Rothbard, pp. 414-417
Upd     Arts and Movies
Reviews of the movies Sometimes a Great Notion (1971) and The Godfather (1972)
Upd     Arts And Movies
Discusses cinema as of 1972, contrasting the intellectuals' choices to those of the bourgeoisie, choosing an "eight best" list of 1972 movies and closing with comments on various movie critics
 
Individual:  Sennholz, Hans German-American economist of the Austrian School
Upd   Books Authored Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery
Partial contents: The Nature of Liberty - Forms of Liberty - Liberty and Charity - Government in a Liberal Society - Democracy and Liberty - Liberty and Peace - A Measure of Liberty - The Extent of Lost Liberty - Special Privilege - Recovering Liberty
 
12 Apr 2024
Topic:  Anarcho-Capitalism Political theory that rejects governmental authority and advocates laissez-faire capitalism
Upd   Reviews Arts and Movies
Review of Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), contrasting it with Coppola's The Godfather's I and II; reprinted in The Irrepresible Rothbard, pp. 414-417
 
Work:  Crime Films Dramatic, action or thriller films about criminal characters such as gangsters
Upd   Reviews Arts and Movies
Review of Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), contrasting it with Coppola's The Godfather's I and II; reprinted in The Irrepresible Rothbard, pp. 414-417
 
Work:  Godfather, The 1972 movie, first of the trilogy recounting the story of the Corleone crime family
Upd   Web Pages The Godfather (1972) - IMDb
Upd   Reviews Arts and Movies
Review of Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), contrasting it with Coppola's The Godfather's I and II; reprinted in The Irrepresible Rothbard, pp. 414-417
 
Work:  Western Films Films portraying stories set in the American frontier, usually in the 19th century
Upd   Reviews Arts and Movies
Review of Scorsese's Goodfellas (1990), contrasting it with Coppola's The Godfather's I and II; reprinted in The Irrepresible Rothbard, pp. 414-417
 
11 Apr 2024
Work:  Braveheart 1995 movie that recounts the story of William Wallace
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Brazil 1985 comedic film about a bureaucratic future, written and directed by Terry Gilliam
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Casablanca 1942 Oscar-winning movie starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Duck Soup 1933 Marx Brothers comedy about the fictional country of Freedonia
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Fahrenheit 451 1966 movie based on the Ray Bradbury novel depicting a society where books have been outlawed
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Fountainhead, The 1949 movie based on Ayn Rand's novel about architect Howard Roark
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Godfather, The 1972 movie, first of the trilogy recounting the story of the Corleone crime family
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Gone With the Wind 1939 Oscar-winning movie about romance during the U.S. Civil War
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1956 science-fiction movie about alien "pods" taking over individuals in a small town
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Libertarian Movies, 20 Best The 20 best libertarian films, according to the editors of The Orange County Register, in 1999
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Man for All Seasons, A 1966 historical drama recounting the story of how Sir Thomas More stood up to King Henry VIII
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Network 1976 movie, famous for the line "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore"
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Ninotchka 1939 romantic comedy starring Greta Garbo
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 Oscar-winning movie starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Milos Forman
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Quiet Man, The 1952 Oscar-winning movie starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Schindler's List 1993 Oscar-winning movie about a German businessman who saved Polish Jews from Auschwitz
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Searchers, The 1956 western movie about a Confederate veteran searching for his niece who had been captured by the Comanches
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Sleeper 1973 science fiction comedy starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Star Wars 1977 science fiction movie, known as "Episode IV: A New Hope", first release of the series
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  Ten Commandments, The 1956 movie recounting the biblical story of Moses freeing the Hebrews from Egypt
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
Work:  What About Bob? 1991 comedy movie about a psychiatrist and his patient
Upd   Articles Freedom's Flicks: The 20 best libertarian movies of all time
Reports on The Orange County Register editors' choices for "20 Best Libertarian Movies of All Time"; includes short descriptions for each movie as well as "best libertarian moments" for the top ten
 
9 Apr 2024
Individual:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Gillespie, Nick Editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv
Upd   Writings Tibor Machan, a Founding Editor of Reason, RIP
Memorial tribute, describing Machan's involvement with Reason through the years, includes two videos, one of Machan discussing Ayn Rand and another in a panel with his co-founders and a former editor
 
Individual:  Goldwater, Barry Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican presidential candidate
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Hayek, F. A. Austrian economist, winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Heinlein, Robert A. American science fiction writer
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Jacobs, Jane 20th century American/Canadian writer, author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Machan, Tibor Professor of philosophy and business ethics, co-founder of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles Tibor Machan, a Founding Editor of Reason, RIP
Memorial tribute, describing Machan's involvement with Reason through the years, includes two videos, one of Machan discussing Ayn Rand and another in a panel with his co-founders and a former editor
 
Individual:  Nixon, Richard Thirty-seventh President of the United States, infamous for the Watergate scandal
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Paul, Ron Texas Republican Congressman, 1988 Libertarian Presidential candidate, 2008 Republican Presidential prospective candidate
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Articles Tibor Machan, a Founding Editor of Reason, RIP
Memorial tribute, describing Machan's involvement with Reason through the years, includes two videos, one of Machan discussing Ayn Rand and another in a panel with his co-founders and a former editor
Upd   Writings 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Simon, Julian Professor of Business Administration, author
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Szasz, Thomas Psychiatry professor and author
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
Individual:  Wilder Lane, Rose American journalist, author of The Discovery of Freedom
Upd   Articles 35 Heroes of Freedom
"Eclectic, irreverent" list of individuals "who have made the world a freer, better, and more libertarian place by example, invention, or action", as chosen by Reason editors (includes the unknown martyr of Tiananmen Square and "The Yuppie")
 
8 Apr 2024
Upd Source:  Acta de Independencia de la Argentina Copia del acta del Congreso de Tucumán declarando la independencia de las Provincias Unidas (hoy, Argentina)
 
Upd Source:  Declaration of Independence of Argentina Copy of the minutes of the Congress of Tucumán declaring the independence of the United Provinces (today, Argentina) (English translation by Freedom Circle)
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
 
Individual:  LeFevre, Robert Founder of the Freedom School (later known as Rampart College) in Colorado Springs
Upd   Articles Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Topic:  Liberty, Threats To Actions by government that restrict individual liberty
Upd   Articles Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
 
Work:  Periodicals Publications issued at regular intervals, such as magazines and journals
Upd   Articles Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Individual:  Poole, Jr., Robert W. Founder of Reason Magazine and the Reason Foundation
Upd   Writings Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Articles Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
Upd     Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Group:  Reason Foundation Promotes libertarian principles, including free markets, individual liberty, and the rule of law
Upd   Articles Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
 
Individual:  Riggenbach, Jeff Journalist, broadcaster, columnist, former executive editor of The Libertarian Review
Upd   Writings Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Meeting Murray Rothbard On the Road to Libertarianism
Riggenbach recounts his path from advocate of Ayn Rand, to reading Robert LeFevre to reading and eventually meeting Murray Rothbard; revised version printed in Walter Block's I Chose Liberty (2010), chapter 61
 
Topic:  Technology Practical application of engineering or technical processes
Upd   Articles Reason 35th Anniversary Banquet Remarks
Remembrances of 35 years, focusing on Reason magazine and the Reason Foundation, but also contrasting the late 1960s to the early 2000s in terms of both technology and government intervention
 
5 Apr 2024
Group:  Cato Institute Non-profit public policy research foundation in Washington, DC
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Individual:  Friedman, Milton 1976 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Individual:  Gillespie, Nick Editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Individual:  Hayek, F. A. Austrian economist, winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Topic:  Iraq War Invasion of Iraq by the U.S. and other countries, purportedly to find weapons of mass destruction
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Individual:  Postrel, Virginia Author, columnist, former editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Writings Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Individual:  Raimondo, Justin Editorial director of Antiwar.com
Upd   Writings Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Individual:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Work:  Road to Serfdom, The Book authored by Friedrich Hayek where he warned about the dangers of government central planning and criticized fascism and socialism
Upd   Articles Friedrich the Great
Biographical essay, including Hayek's insights on cognitive science and his influence on postmodernism
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
Individual:  Wilder Lane, Rose American journalist, author of The Discovery of Freedom
Upd   Articles Libertarianism and the Great Divide
Review of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007) concluding with remarks about a Cato Unbound debate on the book
 
4 Apr 2024
Place:  California The Golden State
Upd   Articles Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
 
Individual:  Goldwater, Barry Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican presidential candidate
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Individual:  Klausner, Manny American lawyer, co-founding editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
 
Group:  Libertarian Party United States
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Individual:  Machan, Tibor Professor of philosophy and business ethics, co-founder of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Individual:  Poole, Jr., Robert W. Founder of Reason Magazine and the Reason Foundation
Upd   Writings Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Individual:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Articles Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
Upd   Interviews Interview with Robert Poole
Topics discussed range from Poole's early influences, Ayn Rand, getting interested in policy analysis, the Goldwater campaign, the LP, Reason Foundation, the professionals who helped him the most and his passion for privatization
 
Group:  Reason Foundation Promotes libertarian principles, including free markets, individual liberty, and the rule of law
Upd   Articles Bob Poole Remembers Tibor Machan, A Fellow Founding Co-Editor of Reason Magazine
Memorial essay, highlighting Machan's life, his involvement with Reason and the Reason Foundation, and some of his writings
 
3 Apr 2024
Individual:  Gillespie, Nick Editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Individual:  Klausner, Manny American lawyer, co-founding editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Individual:  Machan, Tibor Professor of philosophy and business ethics, co-founder of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Individual:  Poole, Jr., Robert W. Founder of Reason Magazine and the Reason Foundation
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Individual:  Postrel, Virginia Author, columnist, former editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
Individual:  Sullum, Jacob Senior editor of Reason, nationally syndicated columnist
Upd   Articles 40 Years of Free Minds and Free Markets
The history of Reason magazine as related to Doherty by Reason Enterprises founders, editors and other staffers
 
2 Apr 2024
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Web Pages Drew Carey - The Advocates for Self-Government
Libertarian celebrity page at Advocates for Self-Government; includes picture, biographical essay and quote
 
Individual:  Gillespie, Nick Editor of Reason.com and Reason.tv
Upd   Web Pages Nick Gillespie - Reason.com
Author page at Reason.com; includes picture, profile and links to recent articles
Upd     The Advocates for Self Government Nick Gillespie
Libertarian celebrity page at Advocates for Self-Government; includes picture, biographical summary and quote
 
Work:  Reason Monthly libertarian magazine published by the Reason Foundation, launched in May 1968
Upd   Websites Reason.com - Reason
Hosts online-only and print magazine articles (including archives), videos and various podcasts, as well as "The Volokh Conspiracy"
Upd   Web Pages Drew Carey - The Advocates for Self-Government
Libertarian celebrity page at Advocates for Self-Government; includes picture, biographical essay and quote
Upd     Nick Gillespie - Reason.com
Author page at Reason.com; includes picture, profile and links to recent articles
Upd     The Advocates for Self Government Nick Gillespie
Libertarian celebrity page at Advocates for Self-Government; includes picture, biographical summary and quote
 
Group:  Reason Foundation Promotes libertarian principles, including free markets, individual liberty, and the rule of law
Upd   Websites Reason.com - Reason
Hosts online-only and print magazine articles (including archives), videos and various podcasts, as well as "The Volokh Conspiracy"
 
1 Apr 2024
Topic:  Agorism Libertarian strategy proposed by Samuel E. Konkin III that strives to achieve a voluntary society via non-political means
Upd   Articles Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Individual:  Heinlein, Robert A. American science fiction writer
Upd   Articles Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
Upd     Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Individual:  Konkin III, Samuel Edward Proponent of agorism and author of the New Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Individual:  LeFevre, Robert Founder of the Freedom School (later known as Rampart College) in Colorado Springs
Upd   Articles Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
Upd     Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Place:  Los Angeles The City of Angels
Upd   Articles Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Work:  Moon is a Harsh Mistress, The Science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein recounting a rebellion in a lunar colony, published in 1966
Upd   Articles Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
Upd     Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Place:  New York City The Big Apple
Upd   Articles Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Individual:  Riggenbach, Jeff Journalist, broadcaster, columnist, former executive editor of The Libertarian Review
Upd   Writings Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
Upd     Samuel Edward Konkin III
Biographical essay, including examination of Konkin's ideas on the Counter-Economy; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 20 July 2010
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles Was Robert A. Heinlein a Libertarian?
Biographical essay, focused on attempting to answer the title question; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" of 18 May 2010
 
30 Mar 2024
Topic:  Capital Goods Tools, machinery and other man-made elements used to produce goods and services
Upd   Articles I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Individual:  Chamberlin, William Henry 20th century American journalist
Upd   Writings How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
Work:  Freeman, The Flagship publication of the Foundation for Economic Education, published between 2 Oct 1950 and autumn of 2016
Upd   Publications The Freeman
Flagship publication of the Foundation for Economic Education, published between 2 Oct 1950 and autumn of 2016
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Place:  Germany Territory in north central Europe, ruled since 1990 by the Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Upd   Articles How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Place:  Great Britain Island territories in western Europe, ruled since 1921 by the Monarchy of the United Kingdom
Upd   Articles How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
Place:  Japan Archipelago off the northeast coast of Asia, ruled since 1947 by the Nippon-koku
Upd   Articles How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
Topic:  Labor Human physical and mental skills available to produce goods and services
Upd   Articles I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Topic:  Land Natural resources available for producing goods or delivering services
Upd   Articles I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Work:  Magna Carta Charter signed in 1215 by King John of England guaranteeing certain basic rights
Upd   Web Pages Magna Carta
The British Library, includes Modern English translation
 
Individual:  Read, Leonard Founder of the Foundation for Economic Education
Upd   Writings I, Pencil: My Family Tree as told to LEONARD E. READ
Read's most famous essay; resource page at FEE website includes PDF, MOBI and ePub versions, and MP3 recording; 2019 version with introduction (2015) by Lawrence W. Reed and afterword by Milton Friedman (previously the introduction, 1999 version)
 
Individual:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
Topic:  World War II Worldwide conflict from 1939 to 1945
Upd   Articles How Franklin Roosevelt Lied America Into War
Excerpted from chapter 8, "The Bankruptcy of a Policy", of the Harry Elmer Barnes anthology; describes several actions by Roosevelt and his administration which contradicted his campaign pledges "to keep our country out of war"
 
29 Mar 2024
Topic:  Arms, Right to Keep and Bear Right of individuals to own firearms
Upd   Articles Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty
Biographical essay, including multiple quotes from fellow authors and significant excerpts from Heinlein's novels and stories
 
Individual:  Heinlein, Robert A. American science fiction writer
Upd   Articles Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty
Biographical essay, including multiple quotes from fellow authors and significant excerpts from Heinlein's novels and stories
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Robert A. Heinlein's Soaring Spirit of Liberty
Biographical essay, including multiple quotes from fellow authors and significant excerpts from Heinlein's novels and stories
 
28 Mar 2024
Individual:  Childs, Roy Editor of Libertarian Review (1977-1981) and lead book reviewer for Laissez Faire Books (1984-1992)
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Topic:  Entrepreneurship Managerial skills and willingness to take risks in the production of goods and services
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Group:  Federal Reserve System The central bank of the United States
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Garrett, Garet Financial writer for the Saturday Evening Post
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Herbert, Auberon Nineteenth century English philosopher and Member of Parliament
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
 
Group:  Laissez Faire Books Libertarian bookstore, founded in 1972 in New York City, now online and owned by Agora Financial
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Individual:  LeFevre, Robert Founder of the Freedom School (later known as Rampart College) in Colorado Springs
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
 
Group:  Liberty International Formerly International Society for Individual Liberty, "advances world liberty for everyone through international education and networking"
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Individual:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
 
Group:  Mises Institute Research and education in classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and Austrian School of economics
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
Upd   Publications The Austrian
Bi-monthly
 
Work:  Moon is a Harsh Mistress, The Science fiction novel by Robert A. Heinlein recounting a rebellion in a lunar colony, published in 1966
Upd   Articles Presentation to The Eris Society 2000
Discusses Smith's plan for prevent an extinction level event, such as the Cretaceous–Tertiary extinction, including related topics such as the diffent categories of asteroids, their chemical composition and terraforming
 
Topic:  Objectivism Philosophy put forth by Ayn Rand
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
Upd     The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Individual:  Riggenbach, Jeff Journalist, broadcaster, columnist, former executive editor of The Libertarian Review
Upd   Writings The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Individual:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Taylor, Joan Kennedy Author, founding member of Feminists for Free Expression
Upd   Articles The Story of Roy A. Childs Jr. (1949–1992)
Biographical essay; transcript of "The Libertarian Tradition" podcast of 12 Jan 2011
 
Topic:  Technology Practical application of engineering or technical processes
Upd   Articles Who Is Garet Garrett?
Biographical and bibliographical essay, including both his novels and non-fiction writing
 
Individual:  Tucker, Benjamin American individualist anarchist, publisher of the 19th century Liberty periodical
Upd   Interviews Faculty Spotlight Interview: Wendy McElroy
Asks McElroy about her hobbies, Murray Rothbard, the Mises Institute, Benjamin Tucker, Auberon Herbert, libertarianism and the feminist movement and her advice for future Austrian scholars
 
27 Mar 2024
New Source:  Acta de Independencia de la Argentina Copia del acta del Congreso de Tucumán declarando la independencia de las Provincias Unidas (hoy, Argentina)
 
Topic:  Anarcho-Capitalism Political theory that rejects governmental authority and advocates laissez-faire capitalism
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Block, Walter Professor of economics, Loyola University and Senior Fellow, Ludwig von Mises Institute
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Cantillon, Richard 18th century Irish economist
Upd   Articles David Hume and the Theory of Money
Excerpted from section 15.4; brief overview and criticism of Hume's philosophical views followed by discussion of his monetary theory contrasting it with the thoughts of Cantillon, Turgot and Austrian school economists
 
New Source:  Declaration of Independence of Argentina Copy of the minutes of the Congress of Tucumán declaring the independence of the United Provinces (today, Argentina) (English translation by Freedom Circle)
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Hume, David 18th century Scottish philosopher
Upd   Articles David Hume and the Theory of Money
Excerpted from section 15.4; brief overview and criticism of Hume's philosophical views followed by discussion of his monetary theory contrasting it with the thoughts of Cantillon, Turgot and Austrian school economists
 
Individual:  Lachmann, Ludwig 20th century German-born economist of the Austrian School
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Work:  Man, Economy, and State Economic treatise by Murray Rothbard published in 1962
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Topic:  Minimum Wage Laws Legislation that places a lower limit on the prices paid for labor
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles David Hume and the Theory of Money
Excerpted from section 15.4; brief overview and criticism of Hume's philosophical views followed by discussion of his monetary theory contrasting it with the thoughts of Cantillon, Turgot and Austrian school economists
 
Topic:  Praxeology The study of purposeful human action
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Topic:  Private Roads Roads owned by non-governmental entities
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Writings David Hume and the Theory of Money
Excerpted from section 15.4; brief overview and criticism of Hume's philosophical views followed by discussion of his monetary theory contrasting it with the thoughts of Cantillon, Turgot and Austrian school economists
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
Individual:  Smith, Adam Eighteenth century Scottish economist, author of The Wealth of Nations
Upd   Articles David Hume and the Theory of Money
Excerpted from section 15.4; brief overview and criticism of Hume's philosophical views followed by discussion of his monetary theory contrasting it with the thoughts of Cantillon, Turgot and Austrian school economists
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Interviews Radical Economics: An Interview with Walter Block
Discusses topics such as the effect of Rothbard's death, Block's own intellectual development, the legality of blackmail and barriers to Austrians in academia
 
26 Mar 2024
Topic:  Economics Study of the means that human beings use to satisfy their individually desired ends
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Topic:  Free trade Exchange of goods and services without barriers
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles Don't Believe Those Inflation Numbers
Discusses how the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported inflation rates are unlikely to be a true reflection of the actual increases in prices of goods
 
Individual:  Hayek, F. A. Austrian economist, winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Individual:  Hospers, John Professor of philosophy, 1972 Libertarian Presidential candidate
Upd   Writings A Libertarian Argument Against Opening Borders
Written for a JLS symposium issue on immigration, argues against open borders mostly from a conservative viewpoint, for example, citing approvingly Peter Brimelow, National Review and Irving Kristol
 
Work:  Human Action Ludwig von Mises' major economics treatise, first published in 1949
Upd   Reviews Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles
Review and personal impressions of Man, Economy, and State, and in particular the 2004 edition from the Mises Institute which also includes Power and Market
 
Topic:  Inflation Popularly, a rise in prices of goods and services; in economics, monetary expansion
Upd   Articles Don't Believe Those Inflation Numbers
Discusses how the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported inflation rates are unlikely to be a true reflection of the actual increases in prices of goods
Upd     Government Money Deserves a "Swift" Abolition
Recounts Jonathan Swift's campaign against currency debasemen in 18th century Ireland and decries modern day inflation brought on by government-controlled money
 
Place:  Ireland Territory in the island of Ireland in the northern Atlantic Ocean, ruled since 1937 by the Poblacht na hÉireann
Upd   Articles Government Money Deserves a "Swift" Abolition
Recounts Jonathan Swift's campaign against currency debasemen in 18th century Ireland and decries modern day inflation brought on by government-controlled money
 
Topic:  Liberty, Moral Freedom to engage in acts purportedly injurious to one's self or one's property
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Work:  Man, Economy, and State Economic treatise by Murray Rothbard published in 1962
Upd   Reviews Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles
Review and personal impressions of Man, Economy, and State, and in particular the 2004 edition from the Mises Institute which also includes Power and Market
 
Individual:  McElroy, Wendy Author, individualist feminist
Upd   Reviews Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles
Review and personal impressions of Man, Economy, and State, and in particular the 2004 edition from the Mises Institute which also includes Power and Market
 
Individual:  Milton, John 17th century English poet, author of Paradise Lost
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Topic:  Minimum Wage Laws Legislation that places a lower limit on the prices paid for labor
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
Upd     Does Business Need Washington To Manage Wages?
 
Individual:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles Don't Believe Those Inflation Numbers
Discusses how the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported inflation rates are unlikely to be a true reflection of the actual increases in prices of goods
Upd   Reviews Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles
Review and personal impressions of Man, Economy, and State, and in particular the 2004 edition from the Mises Institute which also includes Power and Market
 
Topic:  Money The most commonly used medium of exchange
Upd   Articles Government Money Deserves a "Swift" Abolition
Recounts Jonathan Swift's campaign against currency debasemen in 18th century Ireland and decries modern day inflation brought on by government-controlled money
 
Topic:  Politics The practices of guiding, influencing or controlling government
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Individual:  Rockwell, Lew President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of LewRockwell.com
Upd   Writings The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Reviews Man, Economy, and State: A Treatise on Economic Principles
Review and personal impressions of Man, Economy, and State, and in particular the 2004 edition from the Mises Institute which also includes Power and Market
 
Individual:  Smith, Adam Eighteenth century Scottish economist, author of The Wealth of Nations
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Topic:  Speech, Freedom of Liberty to speak, write or otherwise express oneself
Upd   Articles Areopagitica: Milton's Influence on Classical and Modern Political and Economic Thought
Discusses the four sections of Milton's 1644 pamphlet, the reasons for which and the environment in which it was published, and various lessons or parallels that can be made from an economic and political philosophy perspective
 
Place:  Sweden Territory in northern Europe, ruled since 1905 by the Konungariket Sverige
Upd   Articles The Sweden Myth
 
Topic:  Taxation Compulsory contributions demanded by governments from individuals and other entities
Upd   Articles Don't Believe Those Inflation Numbers
Discusses how the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported inflation rates are unlikely to be a true reflection of the actual increases in prices of goods
 
Topic:  Unemployment The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
Topic:  Wages The price of labor, renumeration paid to employees for their work or services
Upd   Articles The Bridge of Asses
Argues that minimum wage legislation is "the pons asinorum of the relationship between economics and politics", explaining that labor prices (wages) are no different from other prices in the marketplace
 
25 Mar 2024
Topic:  American Revolutionary War The war for American independence from Great Britain
Upd   Articles The Scoundrel Robert Morris
Upd     Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
 
Topic:  Anarchism Political philosophy that considers government unnecessary and advocates instead a stateless society
Upd   Articles Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
 
Topic:  Atheism The philosophical position that belief in gods and other deities is invalid
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
 
Topic:  Banking The business of accepting deposits and lending money
Upd   Articles The Prophet of the Great Depression
Upd     Inflation Deflation Red-flation Blue-flation
Explains what is inflation, what is money, contrasts "bad" vs. "not-bad" inflation and analyzes the Federal Reserve's recent and potential actions
 
Group:  Bastiat, Circle Informal group of friends of Murray Rothbard in the early 1950s, named after the nineteenth century French economist
Upd   Articles Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
Upd   Audio Memoirs of Hayek in Chicago and Rothbard in New York
Lecture given at Mises University 2005, Raico reminisces about Murray Rothbard, the forming of the Circle Bastiat, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek and many others in the 1950s and early 1960s
 
Individual:  Bastiat, Frédéric 19th century French economist
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Topic:  Bill of Rights, United States First 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
 
Individual:  Böhm von Bawerk, Eugen Nineteenth century Austrian economist and minister of Finance
Upd   Articles Biography of Ludwig Lachmann (1906-1990): Life and Work
Biographical and bibliographical essay, examining in particular his approach as a teacher and his contributions to the theory of capital and subjectivism
 
Topic:  Capitalism Economic system where the means of production are privately owned
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
Upd     H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Group:  Cato Institute Non-profit public policy research foundation in Washington, DC
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Topic:  Central Banking The practice of establishing a country's monetary policy through a government-owned or -controlled institution
Upd   Articles Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
 
Place:  China Territory in eastern Asia, ruled since 1949 by the Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó
Upd   Articles Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Individual:  Cobden, Richard Nineteenth century British politician, leading proponent of free trade
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden: Activist for Peace
Examines Cobden's arguments for trade liberalization, with extensive set of quotations
 
Topic:  Conservatism Political philosophy that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
 
Topic:  Constitution, United States The supreme law of the United States of America
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
Upd     Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Work:  Dào Dé Jīng Manuscript attributed to Lǎozǐ that is the foundational text of philosophical and religious Daoism
Upd   Articles Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Work:  Declaration of Independence, United States The document that formed the United States of America
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
 
Topic:  Democracy Form of government where the power is exercised directly or indirectly by a majority of the citizens
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
 
Topic:  Economics Study of the means that human beings use to satisfy their individually desired ends
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
Upd   Books Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought - Volume II
Partial contents: J.B. Say - Jeremy Bentham - James Mill, Ricardo, and the Ricardian system - Monetary and banking thought - John Stuart Mill - Roots of Marxism - Alienation, unity, and the dialectic - The Marxian system - After Mill: Bastiat
 
Topic:  Economics, Austrian The school of economic thought founded by Carl Menger
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Topic:  Education, Compulsory Attendance in schools that is mandated by laws
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Individual:  Eisenhower, Dwight D. Thirty-fourth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Topic:  Eminent Domain Protections Restrictions on the power of governments to take private property for public use
Upd   Articles Does the Market Commodify Everything?
Contrasts the behavior of participants in a free market vs. the state's attitude towards those it considers its subjects
 
Work:  For a New Liberty Book by Murray Rothbard in which he advocated anarchic libertarianism, first published in 1973
Upd   Articles Read Rothbard
Bibliographical review of 11 of Rothbard's major works, including suggested reading order, plus three additional titles
Upd     Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
 
Place:  France Territory in western Europe, ruled since 1958 by the République Française
Upd   Articles The French Employment Fiasco
Discusses the business and labor situation in France where a 2006 law deregulating job contracts led to protests and a repeal of the law
 
Topic:  Free Market The uncoerced, consensual exchanges of goods and services between individuals, antithesis of the State
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
Upd     The French Employment Fiasco
Discusses the business and labor situation in France where a 2006 law deregulating job contracts led to protests and a repeal of the law
Upd     Does the Market Commodify Everything?
Contrasts the behavior of participants in a free market vs. the state's attitude towards those it considers its subjects
Upd     Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Topic:  Free trade Exchange of goods and services without barriers
Upd   Articles Richard Cobden: Activist for Peace
Examines Cobden's arguments for trade liberalization, with extensive set of quotations
Upd     Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Topic:  Gold Standard A monetary system in which currency values are defined in terms of gold
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
 
Topic:  Government The group of people that exercises authority over a country or other political subdivision
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
Upd     Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Place:  Hawaii Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, ruled since 1959 by State of Hawaii - Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Individual:  Hayek, F. A. Austrian economist, winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences
Upd   Articles Biography of Ludwig Lachmann (1906-1990): Life and Work
Biographical and bibliographical essay, examining in particular his approach as a teacher and his contributions to the theory of capital and subjectivism
Upd     Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
Upd   Audio Memoirs of Hayek in Chicago and Rothbard in New York
Lecture given at Mises University 2005, Raico reminisces about Murray Rothbard, the forming of the Circle Bastiat, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek and many others in the 1950s and early 1960s
 
Individual:  Hess, Karl Editor of Libertarian Party News 1986-1990, Barry Goldwater speechwriter
Upd   Podcasts The Libertarian Tradition: Karl Hess and the Death of Politics
Detailed biography of Hess, beginning with how his parents met and ending with his activities in the late 1980's and early 1990's before his death
 
Individual:  Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers Professor of economics and history at San Jose State University
Upd   Writings Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Inflation Popularly, a rise in prices of goods and services; in economics, monetary expansion
Upd   Articles Inflation Deflation Red-flation Blue-flation
Explains what is inflation, what is money, contrasts "bad" vs. "not-bad" inflation and analyzes the Federal Reserve's recent and potential actions
 
Individual:  Kennedy, John F. Thirty-fifth President of the United States
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Topic:  Labor Human physical and mental skills available to produce goods and services
Upd   Articles The French Employment Fiasco
Discusses the business and labor situation in France where a 2006 law deregulating job contracts led to protests and a repeal of the law
 
Individual:  Lachmann, Ludwig 20th century German-born economist of the Austrian School
Upd   Articles Biography of Ludwig Lachmann (1906-1990): Life and Work
Biographical and bibliographical essay, examining in particular his approach as a teacher and his contributions to the theory of capital and subjectivism
 
Topic:  Land Natural resources available for producing goods or delivering services
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Individual:  Lǎozǐ Ancient Chinese philosopher, author of the Dào Dé Jīng
Upd   Articles Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Topic:  Law Set of rules and guidelines intended to influence social behavior
Upd   Articles Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
 
Work:  Libertarian Forum, The Newsletter edited by Murray Rothbard, published between 1 Mar 1969 and Dec 1984
Upd   Articles Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
 
Topic:  Libertarianism Political philosophy that advocates freedom of action and thought for every human
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
Upd     Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Group:  Libertarian Party United States
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
Upd     Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
 
Topic:  Liberty, Individual Enjoyment by individuals of social, political and economic rights
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
 
Individual:  Locke, John 17th century English philosopher
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
Upd     Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
 
Individual:  Long, Roderick T. Professor of philosophy at Auburn University, president of the Molinari Institute
Upd   Writings Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
 
Work:  Man, Economy, and State Economic treatise by Murray Rothbard published in 1962
Upd   Articles Read Rothbard
Bibliographical review of 11 of Rothbard's major works, including suggested reading order, plus three additional titles
Upd     Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
 
Individual:  Mencken, H. L. Journalist, author of The American Language
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
 
Topic:  Militarism A political system influenced greatly by a large, permanent military force
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Topic:  Military Industrial Complex The U.S. military "establishment": the armed forces and the companies and politicians that depend on them
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Individual:  Mill, John Stuart Nineteenth century British philosopher and economist, author of On Liberty
Upd   Articles Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
 
Group:  Mises Institute Research and education in classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and Austrian School of economics
Upd   Awards Granted 2000 Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
Upd   Publications Mises Daily
Daily
 
Individual:  Mises, Ludwig von Austrian school economist, author of Human Action
Upd   Articles Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
 
Topic:  Monopoly Exclusive control by someone or some group of the means of producing or selling a good or service
Upd   Articles Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
 
Topic:  Music Classical, jazz, rock, etc.
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
 
Place:  New Hampshire Motto: Live Free or Die - ratified Constitution 21 Jun 1788
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
 
Individual:  Nock, Albert Jay Author of Our Enemy, The State, founder of The Freeman (1920-24)
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
 
Individual:  Nozick, Robert Professor of philosophy, author of Anarchy, State, and Utopia
Upd   Articles Libertarian Anarchism: Responses to Ten Objections
Transcript of informal talk given at the 2004 Mises University. First makes the case for anarchism and then responds to objections others have raised against it
Upd     Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
 
Individual:  Oppenheimer, Franz German sociologist and economist, author of The State
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
 
Individual:  Paine, Thomas American Revolutionary leader, author of the Common Sense pamphlet
Upd   Articles Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
 
Individual:  Paterson, Isabel Canadian-born, American literary critic, author of The God of the Machine
Upd   Articles Isabel Paterson's Place in History
Review of Stephen D. Cox's The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America
 
Individual:  Paul, Ron Texas Republican Congressman, 1988 Libertarian Presidential candidate, 2008 Republican Presidential prospective candidate
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Individual:  Poole, Jr., Robert W. Founder of Reason Magazine and the Reason Foundation
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Individual:  Postrel, Virginia Author, columnist, former editor of Reason magazine
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Topic:  Press, Freedom of the Liberty to publish facts and opinion
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Prices Convey information between buyers and sellers
Upd   Articles Does the Market Commodify Everything?
Contrasts the behavior of participants in a free market vs. the state's attitude towards those it considers its subjects
 
Topic:  Property Tangible goods owned or claimed by one or more individuals
Upd   Articles The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
 
Topic:  Property Rights Rights of an owner to use and dispose of assets
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Individual:  Raico, Ralph American professor of history
Upd   Awards Received 2000 Gary G. Schlarbaum Prize
Upd   Audio Memoirs of Hayek in Chicago and Rothbard in New York
Lecture given at Mises University 2005, Raico reminisces about Murray Rothbard, the forming of the Circle Bastiat, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek and many others in the 1950s and early 1960s
 
Individual:  Rand, Ayn Objectivist philosopher, novelist
Upd   Articles Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
Upd     Isabel Paterson's Place in History
Review of Stephen D. Cox's The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
Upd   Audio Memoirs of Hayek in Chicago and Rothbard in New York
Lecture given at Mises University 2005, Raico reminisces about Murray Rothbard, the forming of the Circle Bastiat, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek and many others in the 1950s and early 1960s
 
Group:  Reason Foundation Promotes libertarian principles, including free markets, individual liberty, and the rule of law
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Topic:  Religion, Freedom of Liberty to practice any or no religion
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Individual:  Riggenbach, Jeff Journalist, broadcaster, columnist, former executive editor of The Libertarian Review
Upd   Podcasts The Libertarian Tradition: Karl Hess and the Death of Politics
Detailed biography of Hess, beginning with how his parents met and ending with his activities in the late 1980's and early 1990's before his death
 
Individual:  Rockwell, Lew President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of LewRockwell.com
Upd   Writings The French Employment Fiasco
Discusses the business and labor situation in France where a 2006 law deregulating job contracts led to protests and a repeal of the law
 
Individual:  Roosevelt, Franklin D. Thirty-second President of the United States
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
Upd     Isabel Paterson's Place in History
Review of Stephen D. Cox's The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America
 
Individual:  Rothbard, Murray N. Economist of the Austrian School, author of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto
Upd   Reference Rothbard, Murray (1926-1995)
Biographical and bibliographical essay
Upd   Articles Does the Market Commodify Everything?
Contrasts the behavior of participants in a free market vs. the state's attitude towards those it considers its subjects
Upd     Read Rothbard
Bibliographical review of 11 of Rothbard's major works, including suggested reading order, plus three additional titles
Upd     Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
Upd   Writings H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
Upd     Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
Upd     Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
Upd   Books Authored Classical Economics: An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought - Volume II
Partial contents: J.B. Say - Jeremy Bentham - James Mill, Ricardo, and the Ricardian system - Monetary and banking thought - John Stuart Mill - Roots of Marxism - Alienation, unity, and the dialectic - The Marxian system - After Mill: Bastiat
Upd   Audio Memoirs of Hayek in Chicago and Rothbard in New York
Lecture given at Mises University 2005, Raico reminisces about Murray Rothbard, the forming of the Circle Bastiat, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek and many others in the 1950s and early 1960s
 
Topic:  Searches and Seizures, Right Against Unreasonable Protection from unwarranted searches and takings
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Self-Incrimination, Right Against The right not to bear witness against one's self
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  Socialism Socio-economic system in which the means of production and distribution are under collective or government control
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
 
Topic:  State, The The group of people that, having effective control over a government, benefit the most from the exercise of its power
Upd   Articles Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850): Between the French and Marginalist Revolutions
Biographical and bibliographical essay which also analyzes Bastiat's ideas in relation to the Austrian School
Upd     H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
Upd     Does the Market Commodify Everything?
Contrasts the behavior of participants in a free market vs. the state's attitude towards those it considers its subjects
Upd     Libertarians of Will, Intellect, and Action
Keynote address to the Libertarian Party Convention; based on the "Turning Point, 1777/1977" convention theme, compares the American Revolution against the British with the contemporary libertarian situation versus the state
Upd     Read Rothbard
Bibliographical review of 11 of Rothbard's major works, including suggested reading order, plus three additional titles
Upd     Taoism in Ancient China
Chapter 1, section 1.10; discusses the three schools of political philosophy and then concentrates on the Daoists, covering Lǎozǐ (Lao Tzu), Zhuāng Zhōu (Chuang Tzu), Bào (Pao) Jìngyán and the historian Sīmǎ Qiān (Ch'ien)
 
Individual:  Szasz, Thomas Psychiatry professor and author
Upd   Articles Szasz on the Liberal Tradition
Review of Szasz' book Faith in Freedom: Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, highlighting his criticisms of J.S. Mill, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard and Nozick
 
Topic:  Unemployment The state of not being engaged in a gainful occupation
Upd   Articles The French Employment Fiasco
Discusses the business and labor situation in France where a 2006 law deregulating job contracts led to protests and a repeal of the law
 
Topic:  Vietnam War Conflict during 1954-1975 between South and North Vietnam, with increasing United States involvement
Upd   Articles Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Topic:  War Armed conflict between nations: "The Health of the State"
Upd   Articles H. L. Mencken: The Joyous Libertarian
Examines the themes and style in Mencken's writings, mainly from selected pieces in A Mencken Chrestomathy
Upd     Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
Upd     The Anatomy of the State
Examines several attributes of the State, including how it maintains and grows itself and how it deals with other States
Upd   Reviews Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Critical and (self-admittedly) "unfair review" of Brian Doherty's Radicals for Capitalism (2007)
 
Work:  Why We Fight 2005 documentary, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival
Upd   Reviews Is Capitalism Why We Fight?
Critical review of the theses presented in the 2005 documentary Why We Fight, also inquirying about topics omitted from the film
 
Individual:  Wilder Lane, Rose American journalist, author of The Discovery of Freedom
Upd   Articles Isabel Paterson's Place in History
Review of Stephen D. Cox's The Woman and the Dynamo: Isabel Paterson and the Idea of America
 
Topic:  World War I The "Great War", European conflict from 1914 to 1918 that extended to include the United States and some Asian and African nations
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor
 
Topic:  World War II Worldwide conflict from 1939 to 1945
Upd   Articles Not Just Japanese Americans: The Untold Story of U.S. Repression During 'The Good War'
Detailed and well-annotated survey of United States government's repression of civil liberties during World War II, both before and after the attack on Pearl Harbor